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Using a drill press

How to Use a Drill Press and Set It Up

I love my drill press. It is my favorite tool. Actually, I have two. I bought a bench model in college and picked up a big floor model not long after I graduated. Drill presses are quiet. They are precise. Most of all, they are extremely versatile. If you use the best drill bits, you […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Nova Voyager DVR Drill Press 04

Nova Voyager DVR Drill Press 58000

If you’re into any kind of shop work, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the Nova Voyager DVR Drill Press. It’s a smart drill press that goes way beyond adding electronics to its feature set. One of the most talked-about features is the fact that this is a direct drive system. There aren’t any […]

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Magnetic Drill

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Magnetic Drills

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Magnetic Drills look to replace corded models with battery-powered solutions that ditch the cord. For years, the market has been shifting to more compact magnetic drills. Milwaukee delivers a solution for the user who has limited access to power, drills vertically or overhead, and regularly encounters thin metal. The Milwaukee cordless mag […]

Metabo MAG 28 LTX Cordless Magnetic Drill Press Preview

Metabo MAG 28 LTX Cordless Magnetic Drill Press Preview

Lately, Metabo seems to be coming up with some pretty impressive products. Earlier this year they announced a 4.0 Ah Li-ion battery pack and now the portable electric power tool manufacturer has introduced the world’s first cordless magnetic drill press. Metabo is known for producing tools that are particularly suited for industrial, construction and welding applications and the new MAG 28 LTX fits right in. The new magnetic drill press uses a 25.2 V (others might call this a 24V) Li-ion battery to power the tool. For anchoring the drill to the surface, the tool uses a powerful rare earth magnet which requires no energy from the battery. This makes the mag drill suitable for use in remote and previously inaccessible environments.

Delta 18" Laser Drill Press 18-900L First Look

Delta 18 inch Laser Drill Press 18-900L First Look

Delta Machinery introduced its new 18-inch Laser Drill Press (model 18-900L), bringing a new patent-pending Auto-Tensioning Belt Drive System, along with a full 6-inch quill stroke and an oversized woodworker’s table. The patent-pending Auto-Tensioning Belt Drive System is an industry first and allows for fast and easy speed changes while maximizing efficiency with consistent belt tension and motor alignment.